Definitions for sporadicspəˈræd ɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

spo•rad•icspəˈræd ɪk(adj.)

  1. appearing or happening at irregular intervals in time; occasional.

  2. appearing in scattered or isolated instances.

Origin of sporadic:

1680–90; < ML sporadicus < Gk sporadikós <sporad- (s. of sporás strewn, akin to sporáspore )


Princeton's WordNet

  1. sporadic(adj)

    recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances

    "a city subjected to sporadic bombing raids"


  1. sporadic(Adjective)

    Rare and scattered in occurrence.

  2. sporadic(Adjective)

    Exhibiting random behavior; patternless.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sporadic(adj)

    occuring singly, or apart from other things of the same kind, or in scattered instances; separate; single; as, a sporadic fireball; a sporadic case of disease; a sporadic example of a flower

Anagrams of sporadic

  1. carpoids, picadors


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